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    September 15, 2010
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the remaining 3% of city precinct. we don't know how many votes that would be, but with a margin of roughly 1400 votes separating challenger gregg bernstein and patricia jessamy. that has both camps in a grueling holding pattern. there are no comments from either. even then there are still more than 2,000 absentee ballots to count. >> approximately 2100 absentee ballots, we'll start that tomorrow. we have a provisional ballot count that still has to be done as well. >> reporter: the counting of the absentee ballots is scheduled to start tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., but first the heck board needs to tally the remaining 3% of last night's vote. we should have those numb percent they will tell us very
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shortly. brian kuebler. one candidate is claiming victory while tore is admitting defeat. jeff hager joins us with that story. >> reporter: a pair of long time colleagues the campaign produced a bitter of course in the road that finally reached its end early this morning. after a sleepless night awaiting the outcome of his race kevin cabin necessary had a reason to celebrate. >> glad to be the nominee for baltimore county executive. >> reporter: a bitter fought campaign against his fellow councilman of 16 years joe bartenfelder who had ago
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agonizeed awaiting his faith. bar ten federaller congratulated him and he said quote i want to thank all may supporters, friends and family that helped me throughout the campaign. i'm proud of the campaign we ran which focused on the issues that are a concern to all baltimore county citizens. i concede in the race. >> i invite joe to join with me both in the fall campaign, and i urged him to consider continued service to our county. joe is a good man, he's a hard worker, he's a dedicated public servant, and i still think he has much to give to our county, faced with the task of trying to close the divide between the two camps cabness is reaching out to police and fire unions two groups supported him in the
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past and backed his opponent. >> i want to open our tents up to all labor groups in the countily let them know we have a big tent. >> reporter: he will face jeff holt in november. to the gubernatorial primaries. let's check out those numbers on the republican side former government robert ehrlich topped brian moss by endorsed by sara palin. incumbent martin o'malley won easily over his challengers. so as it stands we'll see november 2nd rematch of the 2006 gubernatorial race. 6 time incumbent baltimore center george della was unseated bid a political newcomer. around midnight the associated press called baltimore's hotly contested waterfront rates for bill ferguson.
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the 27-year-old says he's inspired by where the city is heading. a look at the primary elections outside of misdemeanor yesterday's primary races in 6 states produced interesting results none of that great for the republican party. the tea party is boiling over. christine o'donnell briefed by mike castle with the backing of sara palin. in new york paul pal dino crushed former congressman rick laugh yo that seemed fueled largely by anger. >> if we've learned anything tonight is that new yorker are as mad as hell. >> a key race outsiders establishment rifles with the fullbacking of the republican party. meanwhile in washington d. c. mayor aid rean ten at the was defeated by vincent gray and in new york democratic congressman charlie rangel was easily renominated despite a clout of
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ethics charges. democrats are also celebrating in delaware and new york. their candidates are likely to fair much better against the tea party candidates. as always abc 2 news.com has you covered with all the results. head to our web site to check out who is going head-to-head in your district come november. plus we have interviews with some of the candidates head to abc2news.com to check them out. what a fantastic day of weather. i mean i feel this is the weather you wait for all year long in maryland. sunshine, upper 70s low 80s no humidity. >> take a look across the entire region right now. nary a cloud in the sky. you talk about high and drive, that's exactly what we're seeing right now. just a gorgeous evening on the way. wind gusts a little breezy out there at times for the most part it is tough to complain. temperature wise 78 downtown, 75 in annapolis cambridge you check in at 81.
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this evening 60s mostly clear, mild and nice. >> we'll talk much more about the outlook for the next couple of days when we might see much needed rain it's a narrow window when that is coming up. thanks a lot wyatt. stevenson university student is in the hospital receiving treatment for a suspected case of bacterial meningitis. school officials have contacted other students who may have been exposed and treated them with preventive measures. high five heck and stiff neck are the most common systems. they usually develop over the course of several hours and could take up to two days the show. meningitis is spread through quote contact like kissing or causing on someone and can be treated if diagnosed early. a gruesome discovery near a howard county high school. police tell us a body was found by a jogger near the long beach high school in columbia this morning. police don't suspect foul play. investigators have not yet identified the victim. baltimore county one person was hurt in a fire this morning. the fire started around
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10:10:30 in a two-story duplex in kay tonsville. a neighbor saw flames and called 911. one person was taken to st. agnes for minor injuries. baltimore police union has unveiled another billboard targeting city hall pension channels. the billboard reads baltimore police and firefighters stand by our oath to protect you and your families despite city hall turning its become on us. the billboard is in downtown baltimore on the east side of interstate 83 south. changes in the pension system were fit into place last month. the unions have filed a suit in federal court to challenge legality of those changes. the police union's billboard red welcome to baltimore home to a mayor and city council who turned their backs on police and firefighters and gained huge public attention. annapolis budget isn't looking so bright for the new year. according to the annapolis capital. the city will be more than $200,000 in the hole by the
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start of 2011. the city would move to find some way to pay its bills until revenue begins arriving later in january. mayor joshua cohen and the city council slashed millions from the city's budget back in june. the government's point person on the gulf oil spill says the well that blew out will soon be permanently sealed nearly five months after the deadly rig explosion. national incident commander thad allen said the relief well is expected to intersect with the blown out well within 24 hours. mud and cement will then be pumped in which is expected to seal the blown out well within four days. meanwhile monitoring of the oil that remains the gulf continues. the explosion back in april killed 11 workers and led to 206 million gallons of oil spewing from bp's undersea well. closer to home the u. s. geological survey that new
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method for tracking chesapeake bay restoration will help them gauge progress. a dry summer keeps pollute ants from washing into the bay. the watershed recently filed restoration plans in response to an executive order. listen up parents, we have a very important recall to tell you about it's involving cribs. find out what you need to know to keep your child safe. in tonight's health alerts. dressing professionally for young adults. tips to dress for success in first job. 81 degrees. wyatt's got complete details on
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i'm not the kind of guy who likes to hang on the sidelines. today maryland is in trouble. we're worse off than we were four years ago. dangerous debt, higher taxes, not enough jobs. we need real leadership to turn this state around. fix the budget -- honestly. grow small businesses -- really. excellent schools -- everywhere. protect the bay -- finally. it's why i'm running. to make the state we love not just good but great. now let's get down to work.
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. in tonight's consumer alert the consumer product safety commission fun stuff incorporated is recalling 14,000 click arm bands bracelet 7900 click click balls and 14,000bobo balls. the small balls they can possibly choke a small child. they are may have had a stretch he rubbery material with hard plastic colorful bars attached at the end of the toy's arms. they were sold with orange green pink purple and blue colored balls. they were sold at beach resorts nationwide. they are recalling 130 and
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cribs. simplicity cribs contain tub you already mattress support frames. they can bend or detach causing part of the mattress to drop creating a space into which an infant or toddler roll or maybe become wedged or fall out of the crib. the cribs were sold online between july 2009 and october, 2009. these days everyone wants to look your best. the need to fit in and be the same as everyone. they are heading down a career path and they want their clothes to make the right fashion statement. fashion tips for young adults. >> reporter: looking good is a priority for most people. the white outfit says a lot about a person. most young adults want their clothes to make a right fashion
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statement. for ladies, a well-rounded wardrobe needs to include basic pieces that can be mixed and patched easily like basic pants, skirts and jackets in a variety of colors like black, gray, brown or cream color. brown is more stylish now than it's ever been. some say brown is the new black and you can't forget those legs. >> legings are a must have for this season. these have pockets, these have a waistband these have a zipper in different colors and look great under a you nick. throw your summer dress you wore and make it work for you into fall eric it's a good idea to wear close with a splash of color make sure each piece can be worn with something neutral. access rice with necklace earrings or belt. >> they love the scarves and they love the necklaces get a new necklace with a new outfit and pocketbooks too. >> reporter: and finally for
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men a dark suit paired with shirts in basic colors like white, cream or light blue will make the grade for you. these fashion tips will have you looking your best as you head into the fall season. series johnson abc 2 news. speaking dress for success it is a big day for students faculty and staff at baltimore city community clinical. the college held its 63rd annual convocation ceremony. i was thrilled to emcee the event. teachers administration and board trustees dressed in their caps and gowns to get the students geared up for the fall session. carolyn williams pecked a theme move fast forward into the future no blame no excuses. no blame, no excuses. yeah. >> it's been a long time.
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>> looks like you're having a good time there. looking nice. >> thank you. >> what a nice day. you wait for you get through the summer heat humidity upper 70s beautiful sunshine. september some of the finest weather of the year in baltimore. let's take a look at the inner harbor right now. hey, these folks know how to enjoy some good weather don't they kelly. they got the right idea. head out get on the boat and do a little, well whatever it is you like to do. lacks like they are chilling out having a good time. 83 degrees right now. winds west at 9 miles per hour, and all in all a pretty good looking day of weather out there. take a look at our weather net camera. early this morning downtown we see the blue skies break out actually quite a bit of boat traffic at the harbor. busy bees out there on the water. sapphire blue skies, very little wind and fantastic
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temperatures. high uv index even into september with that blazing sunshine. gusty winds were not quite as powerful though we gusted 13, 16 today. not too terribly windy though and a lot of the winds have already died off. 78 in the inner harbor 75 annapolis. some in the upper 40 pennsylvania line most of us warming up. again winds relaxs a little bit out there. light breeze for the rest of your evening. humidity comfortably low, nice dry air and pretty much all good news across the board except for the tropics. satellite radar turned clear. maryland, pennsylvania jersey back through virginia, west virginia. but as we look further west our next weather maker is beginning to develop. couple of storms flaring up through central missouri headed in through the southern part of illinois. that same storm system headed our way. we think it will bring some
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clouds tomorrow afternoon. best chance of rain tomorrow night into the overnight hours. that's actually good time. we don't think we'll get a lot of rain with this storm if we get the rain in the overnight hours it soaks into the ground a little better we could use it. in the meantime high pressure in control. >> that's going to keep dry weather dominating the forecast picture for 24 hours. few clouds build in early in the morning but most of the cloud cover holds out late in the day. rain knocking on our door to the west and then the scattered showers we hope will hold together as they come through the overnight thursday and clear out friday so the weekend with still looks absolutely picturesque and fantastic. out here in the tropics unbelievably active it is extremely rare to two major named hurricanes. hurricane julia hurricane igor both category 4 or stronger through the day today just powerhousees, and you know they are tracking toward bermuda but it does look like the turn in the storm we need at least for the east coast of the u. s. is
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going to happen. at least with igor julie still behind that storm we'll have to see. this is toward the end of the weekend. bermuda may well get a very bad hit out of this storm nothing here in the east coast of the u. s. 58 tonight. tomorrow beautiful sunshine early but then clouds building in late in the day. tomorrow night we will -- cross our fingers for much needed scattered shower action. the good news is it blows out for the weekend we're heard left with fantastic weather for the weekend. thanks a lot wyatt. crews installed the bust of late frank sam practice across the stature of the library they will celebrate this sunday. the $50,000.50-foot statue if was donated to the city of baltimore by a lit juan yan fan
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club in 2008. the concert will feature his son. delta pilot was pulled from the cockpit minutes before his plane took off accused of being drunk. plus, early education such as a prekindergarten class can have a lasting compact on children more on the new study coming up in tonight's health alert. ♪
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my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes
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an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress. . in tonight's health alert many parents choose to send their children to daycare or nursery schools in the very early years of childhood a new stead about published found high quality child care for low income prek kids has a lasting effect on a child's behavior
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and overall development. here's dr. timothy johnson. >> reporter: more than 12 million american children under 6 years old attend child care or preschool programs. amy multi-st center found low income children ha attended well structured child care centers were less likely to get in fights and break rules in their later childhood years. researchers evaluated children ages 2 to 4, then again when they were 7 to 11. the children were involved in early education programs in the community, including daycares, head start and home based programs. the high quality care showed particular improvement in boys and african-american children. formal daycare centers typically had more educated providers, and higher developmental qualities unlike many home centers that have smaller group sizes and lower child adult ratios. researchers say the study demonstrates the effects of
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proper child care on overall development in the early years, and they suggest policies be put in place for children of all socio economic levels. with this medical minute i'm dr. timothy johnson. well if you think flying coach is tight we're going to tell you about some new seats that could make flying become really uncomfortable. that story coming up on abc 2 news at 5:30 which starts in just 2 minutes.
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. tonight a mother makes an emotional plea for anyone to come forward with any information about the death of her son. good evening everyone i'm roosevelt leftwich. today mark the two-year anniversary of rudolph turner's death. he was killed inside his balloon park home. his mother is hoping there are new leads in the case that has
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gone cold. don harrison has more on this murder mystery. >> i look at the floor where mason was where he took his last breath. >> reporter: what would to mrs. turner should never happen to any parent. her son and shot and killed in his bedroom in the safety of her home. it still impacts her today. >> mom yes sir i've been shot and he was holding right here. i'm like oh, my god. >> to be honest with you it was just like exactly what it sounded like. >> reporter: his brother was in the room when he was shot. >> i heard something sounded like a rock came through the window i see him fly back. i sat there. he says go tell mommy call the police i just got shot. >> reporter: mrs. turner knows someone knows something. >> whoever you are, and i know you know who you are, how would you feel if this happened to you in the privacy of your home